Act 5 scene 6

Characters: Malcolm, Old Siward, Macduff.

Time: Before the battle.

Location A plain before the castle.

Events: Malcolm tells them to drop the branches they were using to hide themselves. Malcolm’s cousin and the old Siward son is to lead the charge, while Macduff takes care of everything else. They hope to win tonight. Macduff tells the trumpets to start. They will charge!

Quote: “Those clamorous harbingers of blood and death.” Which is said by Macduff as he talks about how the trumpets will call upon them all what is to happen. He says they are noisy, and will call upon them the idea of blood and death, which shall prepare them for the fight!


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